Apricot-Orange Cream Scones

These versatile scones, containing no egg, can be mixed, baked and ready to enjoy in 35 minutes!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12

Ingredients

2
cups all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons granulated sugar
3
teaspoons baking powder
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup chopped dried apricots
1/2
cup white vanilla baking chips
1 1/3
cups whipping cream
1
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. In large bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, orange peel and salt until well blended. Stir in apricots and baking chips. Add whipping cream all at once; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • 2 On lightly floured surface, knead dough 6 or 7 times until smooth. Divide dough in half. Pat each half into 6-inch round; cut each into 6 wedges. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix powdered sugar and enough orange juice for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle icing over warm scones. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Scone
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    250mg
    250%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    23g
    23%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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